City University

Engineering a new role

On a side street in Hung Hom are the offices of Oregon Scientific, makers of highly stylised everyday home appliances such as digital clocks, pedometers, telephones and air purifiers.

Friday, 25 March, 2011, 12:00am

Former CityU academic dies while on trial

1 Mar 2011 - 12:00am


Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Latest development of foreign company's representative offices in China'. Hong Kong Club.

Wharf T&T seminar: '+EN Solution Day'. Langham Place, Mongkok.

Tomorrow: City University of Hong Kong seminar: 'Shaping your future: A lifetime of difference'. City University of Hong Kong.

7 May 2010 - 12:00am

Helping students find direction


Alex Tham Koy-siong


Teaching fellow in the department of marketing at City University. I also consider myself a facilitator who helps students find direction in their career paths.


29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

What a relief that universities know what our young need to learn

Is it any wonder people are decrying falling standards among today's university students? It appears these young scholars cannot be trusted with simple tasks successfully taught to generations of toddlers and young children, such as how to ride escalators safely and responsibly.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Foresight paved way for a career in dispute resolution

Almost 20 years ago, Christopher To had the foresight to look ahead and envision Hong Kong as a regional centre for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques, such as arbitration and mediation.

To achieve his goal, he enrolled in the City University (CityU) school of law's master of arts in arbitration and dispute resolution (MAArbDR) programme that began in 1991.

20 Feb 2010 - 12:00am


Today: City University of Hong Kong event: 'The second international conference on global interoperability for language resources'. CityU.

18 Jan 2010 - 12:00am


Today: Canada Education Exhibition (until tomorrow). Central Library, Causeway Bay.

City University of Hong Kong event: 'The international workshop on semantic annotation' (until tomorrow). CityU.

Monday, January 18: CityU event: 'The second international conference on global interoperability for language resources' (until January 20). CityU.

16 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Battle of underwater robots

An annual competition is calling on young people to come up with innovative ideas using their science and engineering knowledge.

23 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

T-shirts for dolphins

Looking for guilt-free fashion? Head to Baleno this month, where you'll find exclusive T-shirt designs bearing a message of dolphin conservation.

The designs come from the winning entries of an art competition, Save Our Seas T-shirt Design Competition, organised by City University students and co-sponsored by Baleno and the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am


University instructors are not of the same calibre as professors

As a graduate student, the City University instructors' contract renewal debacle has compelled me to share my perspective on this matter.

1 May 2009 - 12:00am

Student body attacked for stance on June 4 book

Student publication groups from eight universities have jointly criticised the council of City University's students' union, after it opposed a proposal to distribute books at a public commemoration vigil marking the 20th anniversary of the June 4 incident.

24 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Santa's not-so-little helpers give it their all

In the run-up to Christmas, people all over the city were doing their bit for Operation Santa Claus (OSC).

At a fun fair on the Community College of City University's main and Telford campuses, design students put their talents to good use. Sales of their handmade products raised HK$12,800.

24 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Survey reveals alarming rise in cases of bullying at HK secondary schools

13 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Last torch-bearer Li Ning among four to be honoured

6 Sep 2008 - 12:00am